Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Tips {And A Delicious Alternative}

Over the years, I’ve had to become a connoisseur of gluten free cuisine. I’ve been able to find a lot of different ways to adapt recipes so we can still enjoy our favorite foods without sacrificing our health.  But anyone who regularly uses gluten free substitutes knows that some recipes work out better than others. … Read more

A Hazelnut Spread to Knock Your Socks Off | Homemade (Gluten-Free) Nutella

When I was younger, Nutella was a big thing. Then it kind of fell by the wayside as a pantry staple, but in the last few years, this heavenly chocolate hazelnut spread has resurfaced as the ingredient of choice for all kinds of tasty desserts! What Is Nutella? Nutella is a hazelnut spread that was … Read more

Berry Cobbler {Gluten Free, Easy, and Delicious}

I love cobbler. (But really, who doesn’t?)  Peach cobbler is probably the most popular type of cobbler, but a berry cobbler is equally as delicious. A couple of weeks ago, my daughter Britta came across this recipe in a magazine for a gluten-free cobbler with a berry filling. I was excited to try it because … Read more

How To Make The Best (And Easiest) Cheesecake Ever

I used to think cheesecake was too hard to make at home, until I tried THIS recipe. Not only is it so easy that it’s basically foolproof, it’s also unbelievably delicious!

How To Make An Unbelievably Delicious Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Cauliflower in a pizza crust? I know, I know… it sounds crazy, right? Before you dismiss the idea, consider the possibility that it might just be so crazy that it actually works! That’s the assumption I was working on when I decided to give these cauliflower pizza crusts a try. Since No. 2 Son was diagnosed … Read more

The Best Creamy Vanilla Rice Pudding

Rice pudding had traditionally been a very polarizing treat in my family. There are those that simply can’t get enough of it, but there are also those (not naming names…Erik!) who have never cared for it. There’s just something about sweet rice that throws some people off. That was up until I used THIS particular recipe to make rice … Read more

Favorite Holiday Recipes from My Readers!

A while back, I hosted a contest in search of the best Crockpot recipes! I asked you, my readers, and got 5 delicious recipes – the crockpot cheesecake is amazing! You can find all the recipes here.  With all the holiday parties and events planned over the next couple of weeks, I decided to ask for your … Read more

Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

This enchilada recipe has become a frequent request from the family, especially for birthday dinners! I love how easy they are to make; that I can use flour or corn tortillas (to make them gluten-free;) and that they are just SO darn delicious! Admittedly, this recipe is not the healthiest in my recipe repertoire, but who doesn’t love … Read more

How To Make These Adorable Little Ghost Sugar Cookies

This post was supposed to be all about these cute little ghosts…but somewhere along the line it became much more!  At least for those of us who live in this house. Allow me to explain. In my never-ending search to find a good gluten free flour, I recently purchased a bag of Cup 4 Cup … Read more

Quick Pickled Red Onions

I’ve recently become a bit obsessed with pickled red onions! If I see a dish on a restaurant menu that includes pickled onions, I almost always order it, regardless of what the dish is. Pickled red onions make just about everything taste more delicious. I can’t get enough of them! I decided to try my … Read more

Gluten-Free Lemon-Blueberry Bundt Cake

I’ve recently become enamored with my bundt pan! I’ve started making all our birthday cakes in it and lots of other things too. Can you say Amish Friendship Bread CAKE? 🙂 Try it, you’ll like it! There’s just something about making delicious goodies in a bundt pan…they look pretty and; they’re easy to cut and serve, and … Read more

Gluten-Free Brownie Bark

I love it when I find a gluten-free treat that doesn’t taste gluten-free! It’s so nice not to have to make multiple desserts for my family. I usually stick with rice krispie treats or my favorite gluten-free sugar cookie mix, but I recently came across this recipe for gluten-free brownie bark and couldn’t believe my … Read more

How To Make “Brick Chicken”

I love roast chicken! It seems like I pick up one of those rotisserie chickens at the grocery store at least once a week for dinner. While this is a quick and convenient option, I pay a premium for the privilege and they’re not nearly as good as the slow-roasted chicken I make at home! Fortunately … Read more

Not Your Grandmother’s Split Pea Soup

I am not the biggest fan of soup (that would be my husband) but this time of year something comes over me and it seems like all I can think about! I mean what’s not to like!? Soup is a quick, hot meal and is a great way to get more veggies into your diet. Britta writes………..    There’s … Read more

Your Ultimate Allergy-Friendly Baking Guide

I used to feel sorry for people who had food allergies, but not anymore. I know that sounds harsh, but hear me out! 🙂 Last week my daughter Britta decided to cook up some treats to test out some allergy-friendly ingredient substitutions and they were some of the best-tasting treats I’d ever had! OK, I … Read more

Gluten Free Grain Guide

Cooking for a son with Celiac Disease has probably been one of the most challenging things I’ve had to learn to do. To be honest, I mostly stick to foods that are “naturally gluten free” rather than try and substitute gluten-free ingredients. But lately my daughter-in-law Kaitlyn has been trying to learn more about gluten-free … Read more

Black Bean Blender Brownies {Gluten Free}

WAIT! STOP! DON’T LEAVE! I promise…the fact that there are black beans in this brownie recipe is a GOOD thing! 🙂 Not only are they moist and full of rich, chocolatey goodness…they are also protein-packed and gluten free! (But you can still make them with regular flour too!) No one will even NOTICE that they have black beans … Read more

Brazilian Cheese Rolls {Gluten Free}

Friday’s are our “photo shoot” days at OGT, which basically means that Britta, Kaitlyn and I get together and try to cram as many posts as we can into one day! The whole house becomes a mess (especially the kitchen) as we create and photograph our various projects, but at least it is limited to … Read more

Gluten Free Buffalo Chicken Pizza – An Easy Super Bowl Party Recipe!

Today’s post is brought to you by my daughter-in-law / assistant Kaitlyn! She is bringing us a DELICIOUS idea for our Superbowl Sunday eats! Take it away Kaitlyn………..     My husband and I recently had a conversation about Super Bowl game day food. He, like most men, is perfectly content with a pile of chicken … Read more

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups

Author’s Note From 5/28/20: While the original recipe in this post uses gluten free cookie dough, you can use any refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough! For more cookie dough treats, check out this post. A funny thing happened last week. I was at the grocery store navigating my usual route through the aisles when something … Read more

My All-Time Favorite Treat . . . No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

I decided to whip up a batch of my favorite peanut butter bars the other day and was stunned to realize I had never done a blog post about these before!  These are one of my ALL-TIME FAVORITE homemade treats…and I’ve been making them since I was a young girl! I even made them when … Read more

Homemade Frozen Fruit Cocktail Cups

Whatever happened to fruit cocktail? I still see it on the shelves of the grocery store, and I still buy it when I make my Grandma’s Fruit Salad at Thanksgiving and Christmas, but for the most part, you just don’t see many people eating it anymore. At least from a can. It never occurred to … Read more

Easy Baked Mozzarella Sticks (Gluten-Free)

I have always been a sucker for those fried cheese sticks that you can get in many restaurants. I mean what’s not to like? Melted cheese, crispy fried seasoned bread crumbs! YUM! I have NEVER attempted to make them at home however. For one thing, I don’t own a deep fryer and anytime I try … Read more